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Downing was established in 1986. Since then, we are proud to have served thousands of investors and now have over £1.4 billion of assets under management.

Real investments, real stories

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Building a brighter future

03 December 2021

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SDKA Receives Block Discounting Facility from Downing

30 November 2021

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Fund Managers Pras and Mike feature in Investment Week: Deep Dive

10 November 2021

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COP 26 – Reliable, sustainable energy needs diversity

09 November 2021

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Much is being said about the demand in the UK property market, what about the supply?

09 November 2021

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Is the global economy in the early stages of a vigorous upturn? Yes, and here’s why

15 October 2021

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Downing LLP completes property and bridging loans totalling c£18M during late summer 2021

11 October 2021

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VT Downing European Unconstrained Income Fund enters the Square Mile academy

07 October 2021

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Tapping into economic recovery through the UK's booming smaller companies

07 October 2021

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Downing LLP funds fibre broadband rollout across the UK

06 October 2021

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DORE Proposed Equity Raise up to c.£25 million

29 September 2021

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Downing partners with Spaghetti Bridge Ltd to build leading UK Special Educational Needs Platform

29 September 2021

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Downing LLP and Pollen Street Capital announce Birmingham development deals totalling £20M

15 September 2021

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Downing selected as finalists for HealthInvestor and LaingBuisson 2021 Awards

10 September 2021

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DORE Dividend Declaration and Increased Dividend Target

02 September 2021

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DORE half-year results announced

02 September 2021

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Downing LLP completes two property loans totalling c£8M for Oxford and Norfolk developments

25 August 2021

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In conversation with Anthony Eaton

25 August 2021

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In conversation with Rosemary Banyard

20 August 2021

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Downing announces new appointments and opening of Swedish energy & infrastructure office

19 August 2021

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In conversation with Mike Clements & Pras Jeyanandhan

18 August 2021

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Downing Renewables and Infrastructure Trust – Ahead of expectations

17 August 2021

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Downing LLP Energy & Infrastructure team announces new Development Company

12 August 2021

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Downing Fund Managers: building towards critical mass with new breed of funds

24 June 2021

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The VT Downing Global Investors Fund

17 June 2021

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The importance of solar sheep

15 June 2021

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Downing appoints David Chambers as Business Development Director  

14 June 2021

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First Day of Dealings on AIM for Arecor

04 June 2021

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The long and the short of investing

04 June 2021

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Value? Growth? Where to invest

05 May 2021

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Rosemary Banyard featured in PI World

19 April 2021

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Why We Invested in Touchlight

12 April 2021

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Rosemary Banyard – ‘Covid didn’t impact my stock selection’

26 March 2021

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Resident bees move into their new home at Downing solar sites

25 March 2021

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DORE acquires portfolio of UK solar assets for GBP 42 million

22 March 2021

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Downing wins ancillary contracts and discusses why flexible energy is vital in the success of a net-zero future

16 March 2021

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Downing LLP and Pollen Street Capital announce £24m deal for student accommodation development

08 March 2021

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The time to put the spotlight on Healthcare is now

01 March 2021

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DORE announces net asset value update

26 February 2021

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Downing Global Investors – profiting from the global middle class

24 February 2021

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Downing Ventures leads $10 million in Series B funding round in StorageOS

23 February 2021

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Downing LLP invests in a greener future with landmark deal

22 February 2021

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PepsiCo chooses e.fundamentals to power its ecommerce growth in Europe

17 February 2021

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Downing LLP launches 'knowledge intensive' EIS fund to fuel entrepreneurial healthcare businesses in wake of Covid-19

09 February 2021

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Exonar builds momentum to enable enterprises to tackle data deluge

08 February 2021

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How to survive and thrive in 2021 as a VC firm according to Downing Ventures

04 February 2021

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DORE completes on first acquisition

02 February 2021

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Downing Ventures leads BBC Maestro’s second funding round after successful launch

02 February 2021

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Rosemary Banyard featured in Investment Week discussing UK equities

01 February 2021

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What is next for UK Edtech in the pandemic era?

25 January 2021

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Close the science learning gap, caused by school closures, for only £1 per child

21 January 2021

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Haydock Finance Receives Block Discounting Facility from Downing

18 January 2021

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Bagnall signs share purchase agreement for 100MW Swedish wind farm construction project

15 January 2021

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Downing acquires portfolio of five Norwegian operational hydropower plants

14 January 2021

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Downing exits anaerobic digestion plant that powers RAF Marham

13 January 2021

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DORE acquires first investment since IPO

21 December 2020

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Why we invested in Carbice

15 December 2020

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"The transaction that sums up 2020" - DORE in Financial Times

11 December 2020

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Downing LLP and Pollen Street Capital unveil real estate funding partnership

10 December 2020

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DORE raises £122.5 million

04 December 2020

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Downing Ventures portfolio creating positive impact through the pandemic

03 December 2020

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Why We Invested In - Ayar Labs

01 December 2020

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Downing on Sky News: Tom Williams discusses the future of renewables

30 November 2020

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Downing Ventures Leads $15m Series A Funding Round for Carbice: Definers of This Generation’s Material Age

23 November 2020

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Downing LLP Energy & Infrastructure is undertaking carbon life cycle assessments to understand and reduce emissions throughout the asset lifecycle

22 November 2020

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Downing LLP supports Arsenal Football Club as the Premier League club joins UN climate action plan

18 November 2020

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Downing Ventures leads funding round in market leader of predictive analytics, DragonflyAI

17 November 2020

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Prospectus for Downing Renewables & Infrastructure Trust published

12 November 2020

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British man born without hand gets real life ‘Metal Gear Solid’ Bionic arm

11 November 2020

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Former Syz duo join Downing to launch new European income fund

11 November 2020

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Downing Ventures Participates in $50m Series C Funding Round to Advance Clinical Genomic Analysis Software and Data Platform

09 November 2020

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Downing Enters Exclusivity Agreement to Acquire 100MW Swedish Wind Farm

06 November 2020

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Downing Ventures co-leads $35m series B investment in Ayar Labs: solving critical computing challenges through Optical I/O

05 November 2020

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New Downing Trust Announces Intention-To-Float

02 November 2020

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Asset Management team successfully contributes to National Grid service set up during pandemic

31 October 2020

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Downing Ventures Leads Investment in BBC Maestro that Launches Today

29 October 2020

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The Future of Commercial PPAs in the Unsubsidised World of Renewables

22 October 2020

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Why We Invested In - Cornelis Networks

19 October 2020

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Downing Wins Private Equity Investor of the Year at HealthInvestor UK Awards 2020

16 October 2020

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How to expand a European business into the USA

09 October 2020

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Downing Ventures appoints Joe Raffa as new Silicon Valley Ventures Partner

05 October 2020

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Downing Ventures Closes First Round of Series A Investment in Leading Omni-Path Business

30 September 2020

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Investing in digital transformation in the UK stock market

29 September 2020

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Henrik Dahlström Appointed as Nordic Lead for Downing Energy & Infrastructure

21 September 2020

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Downing Ventures Invests £3.5m in Funding Platform for SMEs

18 September 2020

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Downing’s Lynch – Where can UK investors still get income of 4% + p.a?

15 September 2020

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Downing ONE VCT opens £15M limited share offer

15 September 2020

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Downing LLP selected as Finalist at upcoming LaingBuisson Awards 2020

14 September 2020

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Downing Ventures Invests £1.5m in A.I. Company That Prevents Cardiovascular Disease

14 September 2020

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MI Downing Monthly Income Fund Insights - Value or Growth? Why not both?

25 August 2020

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Empiribox Ltd raises £2m funding to support primary teachers to deliver inspiring practical science lessons online

29 April 2020

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Downing Fund Managers expands boutique range with new fund launch

08 April 2020

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Downing appoints award-winning manager Rosemary Banyard to launch new fund

24 March 2020

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Energy & infrastructure team acquire solar asset, Carrow Solar

03 February 2020

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Investment manager Downing exits two hydro projects following a total of £20m investment in the sector

13 January 2020

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Downing LLP ramps up investment expertise with two senior hires.

20 December 2019

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Technology almost killed offline retail. But here’s how it’s bringing it back to life.

12 December 2019

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Trouva secures £17m investment with funding support from Downing Ventures

03 December 2019

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Moving from founder-led sales

28 November 2019

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Downing-backed Pivot Power acquired by EDF Renewables UK

04 November 2019

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Investing in transport and mobility

10 October 2019

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Investment manager Downing exits sixth hydro project

10 October 2019

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Established venture capital trust, Downing ONE VCT, opens limited £15m share offer

23 September 2019

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Downing appoints Kevin Addison to lead strategic sales drive

10 September 2019

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Building better boards: Henley Business School publishes guide for NED effectiveness

05 September 2019

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Downing Development Finance commits £100M funding for SME developers in under two years

30 August 2019

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Downing Ventures makes further investment into Hummingbird Technologies

14 August 2019

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Downing completes £5.7 million exit from two Upham Group-managed pubs

07 August 2019

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Downing Ventures EIS supports $10 million fundraise for Cambridge Touch Technologies

25 July 2019

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Downing appoints Tom Moore as Head of Asset Management

25 June 2019

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Downing welcomes six senior hires

21 June 2019

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Investing in AIM to mitigate against the death tax

21 June 2019

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Downing appoints new Investment Director to its property finance team

18 June 2019

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What's the key to applying for construction project finance? It's all in the detail.

12 June 2019

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Downing Ventures appoints founding member of Jaguar Land Rover’s VC fund as its new Principal

11 June 2019

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The Electrospinning Company secures £1.5 million series A funding led by Downing Ventures

05 June 2019

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Downing completes £19 million exit from seven Oakman-managed pubs

07 May 2019

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UK biotech boom: 65% growth in UK biotechnology research and development companies since 2016 as sector attracts record investment

22 March 2019

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Downing Ventures: we’ve put the UK’s regions firmly on our investment map

18 March 2019

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Downing FOUR VCT Healthcare Share Class open for tax year-end investments

14 March 2019

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Downing makes two appointments to its property finance team

11 March 2019

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Investment manager Downing LLP completes acquisition of P2P lending platform

07 March 2019

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Downing appoints new investment director to its healthcare investment team

01 March 2019

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What is the real cost of banking?

22 February 2019

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Finalist for 'Private Equity Investor of the Year' at HealthInvestor UK Awards 2019

22 February 2019

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Downing Ventures leads £6.5 million investment in Imagen

21 February 2019

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Downing reopens UK Micro-Cap Growth Fund

31 January 2019

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Firefly school learning platform raises further £5 million from Downing Ventures

28 January 2019

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Downing exits five hydro projects following £20m investment in the sector

21 January 2019

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Downing Ventures supports £4 million investment in digital office broker, Hubble

21 January 2019

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Downing Ventures supports £4.6 million investment in Open Bionics, creator of the ‘hero arm’

15 January 2019

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Downing LLP closes its first dedicated institutional fund for infrastructure projects

20 December 2018

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Reserve power: why smaller is better

27 November 2018

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Downing LLP partners with Pivot Power to launch battery storage system for Arsenal Football Club

26 November 2018

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Downing LLP and Pivot Power partnership announces £25 million grid-scale battery and EV charging hub site in Carlisle

31 October 2018

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Downing LLP invests £7 million into second UK shipping venture

25 October 2018

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The value stocks displaying classic growth characteristics

05 October 2018

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Downing LLP makes two appointments to its energy and infrastructure investment team

27 September 2018

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Downing Crowd launches £6.25 million fundraise for solar projects

25 September 2018

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Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Investment Trust plc appoints Dr Linda Bell as Non-Executive Director

20 September 2018

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Welsh producer of sustainable modified timber receives £3 million funding from Downing LLP

19 September 2018

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Downing commits £4.2 million to support growth of online home services marketplace, Rated People

17 September 2018

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Downing makes £4.7 million investment into new gastro pubs

28 August 2018

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The importance of intergenerational tax planning

24 August 2018

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Downing Crowd launches property bond to help tackle lack of finance for SME developers

20 August 2018

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Downing Exits Solar Project

31 July 2018

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Downing LLP appoints new Partner in its development capital investment team

25 July 2018

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Downing sells £36 million AD portfolio to John Laing Environmental Assets Group

19 July 2018

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Downing LLP appoints new partner to its energy & infrastructure team

09 July 2018

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Changing corporate governance rules will drive improvements in best practice

22 June 2018

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The opportunities and challenges of investing in Indian solar

21 June 2018

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Healthcare platform Live Better With receives £5.4 million funding led by Downing Ventures

18 June 2018

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Downing LLP appoints new Head of Institutional Fundraising

11 June 2018

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Downing Ventures supports £4 million investment in 3D tech for smart devices

07 June 2018

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Virtual and augmented reality software company Masters of Pie receives £1.6 million venture funding

05 June 2018

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Investment manager Downing exits five care homes following £65 million investment

31 May 2018

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Investment manager Downing exits satellite earth station business following £5m investment

14 May 2018

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Downing LLP announces partnership for £1.6 billion UK electric vehicle charging and grid-connected battery network

14 May 2018

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Deep value - buying on fundamentals rather than following sentiment

08 May 2018

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The UK’s dividend incubators targeting double-digit returns

01 May 2018

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Downing Ventures commits £2m series a funding for cashless payment startup Glownet

01 May 2018

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Downing FOUR VCT invests £1.14 million in ADC Biotechnology Ltd

24 April 2018

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Why London will continue to be the tech capital of Europe

23 April 2018

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Downing Ventures continues to invest in the UK tech sector

04 April 2018

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Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Trust - new, larger investments into the portfolio

15 January 2018

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